Definition of Butternuts

1. Noun. (plural of butternut) ¹

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Definition of Butternuts

1. butternut [n] - See also: butternut

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Literary usage of Butternuts

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1. The Improved Housewife: Or Book of Receipts, with Engravings for Marketing by A. L. Webster (1855)
"butternuts. Pick your butternuts about the fourth of July, or not so late but what a pin can readily be put through them ; lay them in salt and water ten ..."

2. Book of Meetings: Containing an Account of the Times and Places of Holding by Society of Friends (1858)
"Meeting of Ministers and Elders day preceding at 11. Meeting for Worship day following Q. Mg. at 11. 2 and 5 mo. at butternuts. 8 and 11 mo. at Burlington, ..."

3. American State Trials: A Collection of the Important and Interesting by John Davison Lawson, Robert Lorenzo Howard (1921)
"... as soon crack so many butternuts as pronounce so many words of it. I shall, therefore, humbly beg leave of the court to read some passages in English. ..."

4. The New York Supreme Court Reports: Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of by Isaac Grant Thompson, Robley D. Cook (1875)
"... issue between the parties, and without the formality of Impaneling a jury, a trial fee would usually be taxable. Code, . 252; Place v. butternuts W. & C ..."

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